Rare Dinosaur Tracks Found in Scotland Add Details to a Lost World

Rare Dinosaur Tracks Found in Scotland Add Details to a Lost World

Dinosaurs once roamed across Scotland, and left the tracks to prove it. Fossils from this period are rare, so the tracks are an important part of understanding how the giant dinos got around and which environments they could get around in. The original find on the Isle of Skye in

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Tolkien’s Fall of Gondolin Coming in August

Tolkien’s Fall of Gondolin Coming in August

J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Fall of Gondolin will be published for the first time on August 30, 2018. Edited by Christopher Tolkien, this HarperCollins edition will collect the various versions of the story to present the narrative and its development. Alan Lee will once again provide illustrations. According to the Tolkein

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Baboons Escape Research Facility by Climbing Out

Baboons Escape Research Facility by Climbing Out

Shades of Planet of the Apes–four baboons escaped from the Texas Biomedical Research Institute last Saturday by using a barrel to get over the fence. The San Antonio facility houses its 1,100 baboons (which are used for disease and drug testing by the Southwest National Primate Research Center) in an

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“The Gunny” R. Lee Ermey Has Died

“The Gunny” R. Lee Ermey Has Died

R. Lee Ermey, the acid-tongued gunnery sergeant from Full Metal Jacket, has died. He was 74. “The Gunny” began his acting career after retiring from the U.S. Marine Corps, landing roles that made use of his military background. Ermey was a technical advisor to Francis Ford Coppola on Apocalypse Now,

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Isle of Dogs: Offbeat, In More Ways Than One

Isle of Dogs: Offbeat, In More Ways Than One

Isle of Dogs is in so many ways a quintessential Wes Anderson movie. It is beautifully filmed, the characters–even though they are dogs–are believably quirky yet still slightly exaggerated, and playful, dreamlike storytelling mingles seamlessly with blunt and ugly truths. And yet despite all the charm and genuine sentiment Anderson

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Joe Hill’s NOS4A2 Coming to AMC

Joe Hill’s NOS4A2 Coming to AMC

Joe Hill’s vampire novel NOS4A2 is coming to series TV. AMC has ordered ten episodes of the adaptation to air in 2019. Hill will executive-produce the show, while Fear the Walking Dead’s Jami O’Brien will serve as showrunner. NOS4A2 is the latest of Joe Hill’s works to be adapted to

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FTC Says Console Warranty-voiding Threats Are Illegal

FTC Says Console Warranty-voiding Threats Are Illegal

Much like mattress tags, the threatening language of “warranty stickers” on gaming consoles can be safely ignored.  According to the FTC, manufacturers have no legal authority to void a warranty based on a consumer using third-party parts or an unauthorized repair service. For example, Nintendo proclaims that “this warranty shall

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Monty Python’s Coming to Netflix, Crunchy Frogs and All

Monty Python’s Coming to Netflix, Crunchy Frogs and All

ICYMI, Monty Python—all of it– is coming to Netflix. Netflix has the rights to the entire 1969 to 1974 run of Monty Python’s Flying Circus, the films Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Monty Python’s Life of Brian, Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life, and other TV and film tidbits

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Westworld Spoilers May Save the Day

Westworld Spoilers May Save the Day

In a preemptive strike, Westworld’s second season may be spoiled ahead of the premiere by the show’s own creators. “If you guys agree, we’re going to post a video that lays out the plot (and twists and turns) of season 2. Everything. The whole sordid thing. Up front…That way the

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The Terror: Chillingly Good

The Terror: Chillingly Good

The Terror, AMC’s  new horror series, is well worth your time. In this version, the fantastic elements intensify an already harrowing tale, where the natural world is as much a monster as the supernatural threats that plague the doomed men.

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